Canadian punk quartet Cancer Bats bounced right back into my consciousness only last month when they released a video for the track “Bricks & Mortar” from Dead Set On Living, their 2012 LP. I’d been out of the loop since the summer, and it was great to be reminded that they’re still putting out great music and not taking themselves too seriously.
It’s just been announced that they’ll be returning to my native UK in spring time next year to tour fairly extensively (fifteen dates is a lot for us), and will be hooking up with two UK bands: fellow hardcore outfit Brutality Will Prevail and prog dudes Empress.
Cancer Bats were only over here earlier this year, playing six show in one day in London to promote Dead Set On Living. These took place at five different venues across the city, which corresponded to the points on a pentagram (returning to the source, obviously) which was a pretty cool gimmick.
Check the events calendar for dates as always!